Appointment to the Québec Port Authority - Three-year mandate for Ms. Marie-Soleil Tremblay

OTTAWA, Feb. 11, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced the appointment of Ms. Marie-Soleil Tremblay of Québec to the board of directors of the Québec Port Authority for a term of three years.

Ms. Tremblay is an associate professor at École nationale d'administration publique in the city of Québec, where she teaches accounting at the Master's level. Over the last three years, Ms. Tremblay has published ten research articles on auditing and governance in major specialized journals. For ten years prior to her current position, she was a lecturer at Université Laval, where she taught graduate courses in auditing and an undergraduate course in accounting.

Between 1994 and 2007, she worked as an external auditor at Samson Bélair Deloitte & Touche, then joined the Quebec Auditor General's office, and later was an internal auditor at La Financière agricole du Québec.

Ms. Tremblay is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and she holds a PhD in Business Administration with a specialization in accounting from Université Laval. She is a member of several industry associations, including the Canadian Academic Accounting Association and l'Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, and has won numerous academic awards.

Quick Facts

  • The Québec Port Authority is the Canada Port Authority established to manage the Port of Québec, under the Canada Marine Act.
  • Its mission is to promote and develop maritime trade, to serve the economicinterests of the Québec area and of Canada, and to ensure the Port of Québec's profitability in a way that respects both the community and the environment.


"Ms. Tremblay will be an asset to the Québec Port Authority with her 20 years of experience in auditing, accounting and teaching. It is my pleasure to see her accept this new role."
The Honourable Lisa Raitt
Minister of Transport

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Québec Port Authority

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SOURCE Transport Canada

For further information: Ashley Kelahear, Director of Communications, Office of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, Ottawa, 613-991-0700

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